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[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Our opinion: Tobacco ban in parks but not casinos? ($$)

The Iowa city of Epworth just got tough on smoking. Even though state law already prohibits smoking in enclosed public spaces or public places where lots of people congregate, Epworth this week made it illegal to smoke inside the perimeter of the city's
Dubuque (IA) Telegraph-Herald
added Jul 16, 2014 09:09

[Iowa] Branstad signs bill banning e-cigarette sales to minors

Gov. Terry Branstad signed 11 bills into law Friday, including a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes and alternative nicotine products to minors in Iowa.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added May 27, 2014 15:30

Iowa legislative panels OK measures banning sale of e-cigarettes to people under age 18

Lawmakers in the Iowa House and Senate granted preliminary approval Tuesday to bills that would prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. Subcommittees in both chambers approved similar measures, which will now move on for full committee-level review
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 29, 2014 18:47

STIER: Iowa should tread carefully on e-cigarette rules

Attorney General Tom Miller would like the Iowa Legislature to change the state's "Smokefree Air Act" to include the use of e-cigarettes. This would be a huge mistake. ... the Legislature should remember what doctors are taught: First, do no harm.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jan 29, 2014 17:58

[Iowa] Branstad ‘absolutely interested’ in regulating e-cigarettes

Gov. Terry Branstad, who made Terrace Hill and the governor’s office smoke-free the day he took office, is open to regulating electronic cigarettes in much the same way as the traditional variety. Iowa law prohibits smoking in workplaces other than on ca
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Nov 13, 2013 15:27

[Iowa] School board nearing nicotine ban

The West Liberty school board is in the middle of expanding school code to include the banning of nicotine and all nicotine look-alike products in addition to tobacco products on school campuses. The change to the Tobacco-Free Environment code comes aft
West Liberty (IA) Index
added Nov 9, 2013 14:51

University of Iowa takes a look at e-cigarette use on campus

The rising use of electronic cigarettes is sparking a conversation about the devices' place on the University of Iowa's campus. Members of UI's Faculty Council on Tuesday discussed whether battery-powered cigarettes -- which deliver nicotine to the user
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Oct 9, 2013 12:13

[Iowa] LETTER: Jumer's is close, non-smoking casino

If a person wants an enjoyable time at a non-smoking casino, Jumer’s Casino in Rock Island, Ill., is a short distance down Interstate 80. It has no smoking, an affordable buffet that runs all day and daily drawings for some sort of prizes. The drive is w
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Sep 21, 2013 16:12

EDITORIAL: Make casinos smoke-free just like the rest of Iowa

It continues to make no sense that the casinos operate in a bubble, one that protects them from a fate that doesn’t seem to harm the rest of the state.
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Jul 7, 2013 11:35


Iowa's Smoke-Free Air Act reached its fifth anniversary this week, and health advocates are saluting the law that protects people from the cancer-causing chemicals known to exist in secondhand smoke.
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Jul 6, 2013 13:21
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